Housing & Utilities

USDA Housing Repair Program

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This program can provide a grant or low interest loan if you are a qualifying homeowner in a rural area. The funds can be used to repair, improve, or get rid of hazards from your home. This is a United States Department of Agricultural (USDA) program. Grants are funds that are provided to you and you usually do not need to repay. You can can only get one lifetime grant (up to $7,500) and it can only be used to remove hazards to health and safety. Loans provided through this program are up to $20,000, have a low interest rate, and can be paid over 20 years.


How do I apply?

To find out how to apply for the program, please contact your local Rural Development office. These offices can let you know if you meet the program guidelines and other information required to take part in the program.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

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